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Honouring stalwarts of Local Government in service to their community

South Wairarapa District Council acknowledges the great distinction bestowed on two notable legends of local government: The late David Cull, ex-mayor of Dunedin (2007 to 2010) and Bob Francis, ex-mayor…

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Dashboard Update

Our Latest Greenhouse Emissions Dashboard – This is the latest dashboard of climatological data (long term monthly average temperature and rainfall), air quality, number of electric vehicles and power consumption for…

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Water Supply Interruption for Princess & New York Street West, Martinborough

Wellington Water are replacing an existing hydrant on the water supply network. Water supply will be shutdown temporarily. The shutdown will affect properties 18 – 37 Princess Street, and all…

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Correction to Published Martinborough Star Rubbish and Recycling Calendar

Recent publication of the urban curbside rubbish and recycling schedule in the recent Martinborough Star is incorrect. These occasional mistakes are unfortunate but do happen – please see updated calendar…

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Buses Replace Daytime Wairarapa Line Trains from 8 June

2 June 2021 For more information on bus replacements or other trainline information please visit Metlink From 8 June, weekday daytime train services between Wellington and Masterton will be replaced by buses. Peak…

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Access Restricted to Remutaka Cycle Trail

The Maymorn access to Remutaka Cycle Trail will be closed to all users on Monday 31 May and Tuesday 1 June. This is due to the construction and placement of…

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Hearings and deliberations on future plans this week, submissions and analysis available online

Council will meet this week to consider over 800 written submissions and listen to members of the public presenting their submissions before making decisions on the Long Term Plan and…

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Open letter in response to local iwi on the establishment of Māori wards

Tēnā koutou, Thank you for your letter of the 19 May requesting Council make a decision on the establishment of Māori wards by 21 May. I respect your views, and…

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Statement on the establishment of Māori wards

20 May 2021 We appreciate that the views of Wairarapa iwi are that our Māori partners be represented via the establishment of a Māori ward. The Mayor personally strongly supports…

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Remutaka Hill SH2 Night Closures

In late May and early June, urgent resilience works are happening to improve the strength of the Remutaka Hill road and keep it in a safe condition long-term for the…

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